The Redneck Olympics Gets An Ultimatum
The Redneck Olympics kicked off this past weekend in Hebron, Maine, but the festival that celebrates mud, beer, and being rowdy is receiving a stern warning from the United States Olympics Committee.
The gathering -- which includes competition in toilet seat horseshoes, bobbing for pigs' feet, and wife-carrying -- brought hundreds of spectators and contestants to the southern Maine community, according to WCSH-TV in Portland:
Alas, the United States Olympic Committee had to come in and spoil all the fun -- by reminding Redneck Olympics organizer Harold Brooks that the wordmark "Olympics" is USOC property. Brooks responded in a manner that both betrayed his redneck identity in its knowledge of the ancient Greek games and reflected it in his lack of how the legal system works:
I’m not basing it on your Olympics, I’m basing it on the Olympics in Greece. Nobody owns a word.
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